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Jul 20, 2018

MLB DFS Plays for July 20
Plenty of aces took the mound in the All-Star Game earlier this week, but Trevor Bauer wasn't one of them. That, in part, makes him the best pitcher to target in Friday's DFS contests.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 20, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Syndergaard, deGrom Likely Not Going Anywhere While Mets Could Deal Wheeler
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Nine Innings: The Last Days of Defensive Shifts, Moving on From Manny Machado and More
Also in Nine Innings this week, the crew dishes on the Machado sweepstakes losers and the most important players in the second half.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Shohei Ohtani Cleared to Begin Throwing Progression


Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Phillies Manager Gabe Kapler: 'I Love Bat Flips'
Phillies manager Gabe Kapler says players celebrating is good for baseball.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Indians Bolster Bullpen by Adding Brad Hand, Adam Cimber From Padres
The Indians' bullpen has been it sorest spot all season. They significantly improved it by adding Brad Hand and Adam Cimber from San Diego.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Padres Closer Brad Hand Traded to Indians For Top Catching Prospect Francisco Mejia
The Padres have traded closer Brad Hand to Cleveland for top prospect Francisco Mejia.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Commissioner Rob Manfred Listed Las Vegas and Portland Among Six Potential Expansion Locations
Rob Manfred mentioned the United States, Canada and Mexico as potential destinations for expansion.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Brewers Turn Focus To Brian Dozier After Losing Out on Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 19, 2018

Who Do You Hate to Face? MLB All-Stars (Mostly) Reveal Their Answers
Baseball's biggest stars discuss the player(s) they least enjoy facing on the diamond.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Report: Manny Machado Traded to Dodgers
Machado is set to become a free agent after the 2018 season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Manny Machado Traded to Dodgers
Machado is set to become a free agent after the 2018 season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Did MLB Properly Punish Josh Hader for His Offensive Tweets as a Teenager?
Josh Hader tweeted a host of offensive, noxious invective when he was a teenager. Did MLB get it right by sentencing him to sensitivity training?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Angels Call Mike Trout 'Exceptional Ambassador' Amid Popularity Criticism
The Angels released a statement supporting Mike Trout and his character after popularity criticism emerged from commissioner Robert Manfred.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

MLB Commissioner's Office Will Require Josh Hader to Undergo Sensitivity Training
A series of racist and homophobic tweets sent by Hader surfaced on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

MLB Will Require Josh Hader to Undergo Sensitivity Training After Racist Tweets Surface
A series of racist and homophobic tweets sent by Hader surfaced on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Report: Josh Hader to Meet With Billy Bean, Address Team on Friday
A series of racist and homophobic tweets sent by Hader surfaced on Tuesday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Manny Machado Bolsters the Fearsome Dodgers in Blockbuster Trade With Orioles
By acquiring Manny Machado, the Dodgers have re-established themselves as the National League's World Series favorites.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Members of Congress Introduce Bill for Jackie Robinson Coin
Could we see Jackie Robinson on a coin?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Manny Machado to the Dodgers and the Biggest July Trades of the Last 20 Years
Manny Machado's move to the Dodgers is one of the biggest July trades of the last 20 years.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

MLB: Jays Closer Roberto Osuna Can Return With Domestic Violence Charge Pending
Osuna can return to action on Aug. 4 after 75 game suspension

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Manny Machado Expected to Be Traded to Dodgers
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 18, 2018

Josh Hader Apologizes for Racist, Homophobic Tweets That Surfaced During All-Star Game
Brewers lefthanded pitcher Josh Hader apologized for racist and homophobic tweets from 2011 and 2012 that resurfaced during the 89th All-Star Game on Tuesday night.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Watch: Here's Every Home Run From the 2018 MLB All-Star Game
The American League won the All-Star game 8-6 in extras, but it was a complete slugfest with every run but one coming off a homer.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

On the Verge of Being Traded, Manny Machado Weathers an Awkward All-Star Experience
With a trade all but certain, there's nothing for Manny Machado to do but wait for the inevitable deal to be announced.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is a Fan of Bat Flips, Players Showing Emotion
"I think it's really important for our players to demonstrate emotion on the field," Manfred said.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

In a Record-Setting All-Star Slugfest, the American League Edges the National League in Extras
A record 10 homers were hit in the Midsummer Classic as the American League topped the National League in extra innings.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

All-Star Game Live Blog: Baseball's Brightest Stars Meet in Washington D.C.
Follow along with our writers as the Midsummer Classic unfolds at Nationals Park in Washington D.C.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Where Is Manny Machado Headed? The SI Staff Makes Cases for His Primary Suitors
The Manny Machado trade rumors are the hottest they've been all year. Will he be traded before the season resumes on Friday? We evaluate the main candidates.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

What Happens to the MLB All-Star Game If It Rains?
Find out what happens if the weather forces a rain delay for the 89th All-Star game.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Watch: Nine-Year-Old Boy Fighting Cancer Meets Aaron Judge During Surprise Day with Yankees
Nine-year-old Luca Iacono was surprised by Aaron Judge and the Yankees thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Report: Manny Machado Expected to Be Traded to Dodgers
Machado will become a free agent after the 2018 season.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

MLBPA's Tony Clark: Universal DH Idea Gaining Momentum, Players Discussing
Could we see a designated hitter in the National League?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

Jose Canseco Signs With Pro Wrestling Promotion
World Class Pro Revolution Wrestling has signed the enigmatic former slugger to a contract.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Most Likely To Land Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 17, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers, Phillies Most Likely To Land Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

How Veteran Players Are Embracing Their First All-Star Experience
The NL and AL squads feature a somewhat unusual complexion this year: veteran players moonlighting as rookie All-Stars.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

Bryce Harper Knocks Off Kyle Schwarber to Win Home Run Derby in Washington D.C.
Bryce Harper gave his home fans a show Monday night.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

Home Run Derby Tracker: Bryce Harper Wins It at Home With Epic Push in Final Seconds
Bryce Harper put on a fantastic show in front of his fans at home to win the Home Run Derby crown.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

Home Run Derby Live Blog: Jesús Aguilar, Bryce Harper Lead a Unique Field
Follow along here for live updates as the Home Run Derby unfolds in Washington D.C.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

2018 MLB All-Star Game: Starting Lineups, Pitchers, Broadcast Information
All the info you need to be ready for the 2018 midsummer classic in D.C.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

Jacob DeGrom Wants to Sign Long-Term Contract Extension with Mets or Get Traded
If the Mets aren't interested in a contract extension with Jacob DeGrom, his agent asks for them to trade the ace.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

2018 Home Run Derby Rules Explained
Tonight's Home Run Derby has some new rules. We've got you covered.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

Home Run Derby Preview: Who Will Take the Crown in 2018?
Will Bryce Harper take home the title in Washington D.C.? How about the upstart Jesus Aguilar or Max Muncy?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 16, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Orioles Narrow Trade Partners For Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 15, 2018

Mark Canha Talks Bat Flip vs. Giants: 'If You're Offended by That, I Don't Care'
"If you're offended by that, I don't care," Mark Canha said in reference to bat flips.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 15, 2018

Poor On-Field Decisions, Clubhouse Issues Led Cardinals to Change Course From Mike Matheny
The Cardinals fired manager Mike Matheny on Saturday night, a sign that the team is no longer content to stay the course he had led them on.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 14, 2018

Cardinals Fire Manager Mike Matheny and Two Hitting Coaches
The Cardinals are on pace to miss the playoffs for three straight seasons for the first time since 1997-99.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 14, 2018

Watch: Xander Bogaerts Hits Walk-Off Grand Slam in 10th Inning vs. Blue Jays
Bogaerts hit the Red Sox's first walk-off grand slam since August 14, 2000.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 14, 2018

Martinez Meets With Harper After Nats Star Jogs to First
Nationals manager Dave Martinez met with Bryce Harper after the outfielder failed to run out a ground ball in Washington's 4-2 loss to the New York Mets.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 14, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies 'Serious' in Manny Machado Pursuit
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 14, 2018

Astros' Justin Verlander, Kate Upton Expecting First Child
Supermodel Kate Upton and Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander are expecting their first child.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 14, 2018

Blue Jays Snap Red Sox's Win Streak at 10 With 13-7 Win
Friday's loss to the Blue Jays was the first for the Red Sox since July 1.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 13, 2018

With Retirement on the Horizon, Has Chase Utley Done Enough to Reach Cooperstown?
Chase Utley was one of the best players in baseball during his peak, but it remains to be seen if Cooperstown is in his future.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 13, 2018

The A's Are a Legitimate Playoff Contender
The A's entered the season expected to finish at the bottom of the AL West. Now, they looked equipped to disrupt the playoff race.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 13, 2018

The Durham Bulls Nailed These ‘Stranger Things'-Themed Jerseys
Presumably the other team will dress as demogorgons.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 13, 2018

Dodgers' Chase Utley Announces His Retirement At End of Season
Chase Utley will visit the Phillies one more time on July 23-25.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 13, 2018

Report: Former Phillies Legend, Dodgers Infielder Chase Utley Plans To Retire At Season's End
Chase Utley will visit the Phillies one more time in late July.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 13, 2018

MLB DFS Plays for July 13
The Red Sox are piping hot, which means Rick Porcello is a good starting option for your DFS lineup.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 13, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers, Brewers, Yankees In Lead To Land Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 12, 2018

Marlins Suspend Relationship With Papa John's After Founder's Racist Remarks
As the Marlins has suspended their relationship with Papa John's, MLB has also indefinitely suspended its Papa Slam promotion with the company.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 12, 2018

Montgomery Biscuits Plan ‘Millennial Night' With Avocados and Selfies
The response to the promotion has been a mixed bag.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 12, 2018

The Star That Still Won't Shine: The Incredible, Unprecedented but Unseen Greatness of Mike Trout
Mike Trout is the greatest contemporary baseball player ever. The Angels still can't win enough with him. It hasn't stopped Trout from getting better every year.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 12, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Make 'Strong' Offer For Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Things Got Weird in the Rockies' Blowout Win Over the Diamondbacks
Things got a little strange in Denver on Tuesday when the Rockies beat the Diamondbacks 19-2.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Harper Headlines Home Run Derby Field, Will Face Freeman
The 25-year-old Harper is the second seed at his home ballpark by virtue of his 22 homers through Tuesday's games.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Jean Segura and Jesus Aguilar Win MLB All-Star Game Final Vote
This is Aguilar's first All-Star Game selection and Segura's second.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Angels' Garrett Richards Has Damage to His UCL, May Need Surgery
Garrett Richards had an MRI of his right elbow Wednesday which revealed damage to his ulnar collateral ligament.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Astros Option Ken Giles To Triple A After Ninth-Inning Meltdown Against Athletics
Lefthander Cionel Perez will take Ken Giles' spot on the Astos' roster.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Midseason Roundtable: The SI Staff Makes Some Second-Half Predictions
Where will Manny Machado be playing in August? What unlikely team could end up in the World Series? Our staff has your answers.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

The Rays' Proposed New Stadium Looks Beautiful, But Who Is Going to Pay for It?
Most can agree that the Rays need a new stadium. The new proposal is a great start, but the public should not foot the bill.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Tim Tebow's Mom Thinks He's Ready to Be Called Up to the Majors
What a very mom thing to say.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Orioles Would Deal Machado for Yankees' LHP Prospect Justus Sheffield
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Red Sox Reach Out to Orioles About Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 11, 2018

Watch: Astros Win on One of the Weirdest Walk-Offs in Baseball History
Alex Bregman was the hero in Tuesday's walk-off win with two home runs and a final "hit" that was one of the weirdest in baseball history.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 10, 2018

Miscommunication Leads Indians to Use Wrong Pitcher in Ninth-Inning Meltdown
Dan Otero gave up a go-ahead double to Joey Votto in the ninth inning. Dan Otero wasn't supposed to be in the game.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 10, 2018

Report: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. To Be Promoted to Triple A
The phenom has raked in Double-A unlike any we've seen before.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 10, 2018

PHOTOS: Tampa Bay Rays Unveil Plans for New Stadium With Roof, Sliding Glass Walls
The Rays' proposed new stadium would have a fixed translucent roof.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 10, 2018

The American League Controls the Top and Bottom Tiers of Our Power Rankings
The Astros, Yankees and Red Sox are legitimate World Series favorites. The bottom tier of the AL is full of some of the worst teams in recent memory.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 10, 2018

MLB DFS Plays for July 10
Trevor Bauer takes the hill and the Red Sox have a very favorable offensive matchup. It's time to fill out your July 10 DFS lineup.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 10, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Showing Increased Interest In Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

Buster Posey Will Miss All-Star Game Due to Hip Injury
The Giants' catcher will get an injection before the All-Star break.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

Buster Posey Will Miss All-Star Game Due to Hip Injury, Will Be Replaced by Yadier Molina
The Giants' catcher will get an injection before the All-Star break.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

A Look at The Fantasy All-Stars Who Should Find Themselves in D.C.
Last week, we identified the fantasy all-stars of 2018. This week, we pick out the fantasy all-stars who didn't make the real-life team.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

Sean Doolittle Made Sure to Let His Buddies Smash Mouth Know He Made the All-Star Team
Somebody once told me...

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

Why Carlos Beltrán Was the Perfect Addition to Aid the Astros' Journey to the World Series
Why was Carlos Beltrán, a player who didn't get a hit in the World Series, so key to the Astros winning a championship? Ben Reiter explains his importance in his newest book, Astroball.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton Out Of Home Run Derby
Two of baseball's biggest sluggers say no to Home Run Derby

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton Will Not Participate In This Year's Home Run Derby
Two of baseball's biggest sluggers say no to Home Run Derby

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers, Brewers Showing Interest in Manny Machado
Which contending teams will shake up their roster and make a deal before the trade deadline?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 09, 2018

Nine Innings: How Bryce Harper Is Trying to Revive His Season, What We Learned in the First Half and More
Also in Nine Innings this week, the crew discusses whether the Nationals should consider trading Harper and why requiring an All-Star from every team is a bad idea.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 08, 2018

Which MLB Team Has the Most All-Stars?
Which teams led the pack on the All-Star team?

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 08, 2018

All-Star Game Snubs: Blake Snell, Max Muncy and Seven Other Roster Whiffs
Max Muncy, Blake Snell and Jean Segura are just a handful of worthy All-Star candidates that didn't make the cut.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 08, 2018

Mookie Betts, Bryce Harper Headline All-Star Rosters
Both All-Star teams are set.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 07, 2018

Watch: Mark Reynolds Hits Two Homers and Becomes 15th Player to Get 10 RBIs in a Game
Mark Reynolds went 5-for-5 in the Nationals' 18-4 win Saturday.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 07, 2018

Robinson Cano Speaks on PED Suspension: 'The Hardest Thing ... Besides the Death of My Grandpa'
Robinson Cano will be eligible to return to the field for the Mariners Aug. 14.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 07, 2018

Matt Adams is Back from the DL and Ready to Help Fantasy Teams
Fantasy owners forgot about Matt Adams while he spent about a month on the waiver wire. Now's the time to remember what he can do for your team.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 06, 2018

Watch: Carlos Gomez Apologizes to Water Coolers Everywhere After Destroying Two on July Fourth
Carlos Gomez has nothing but love for water coolers all across the globe right now.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 06, 2018

Watch: Jose Bautista Hits Grand Slam for First Career Walk-Off Home Run
Joey Bats hit a grand slam Friday night to give the Mets their second straight win.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 06, 2018

Mets P Jenrry Mejia Granted Conditional Reinstatement From Lifelong PED Ban
Jenrry Mejia was supposed to be banned from MLB for life after failing three drug tests, but his road back to the majors has cleared up.

Sports Illustrated MLB
Jul 06, 2018

If Trevor Bauer Ever Signs a Multi-Year Deal He Will Get Shot in the Groin With a Paintball Gun
If the Indians pitcher ever signs a multi-year deal, he will get shot in the groin with a paintball gun.

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